Cabbage Egg Drop Soup Recipe

Cabbage Egg Drop Soup Recipe

How To Make Cabbage Egg Drop Soup

Take a sip of this thick and creamy egg drop soup! It’s loaded tender cabbages and flavorful seasonings of ginger, garlic, and more for an umami-rich dish.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • 1tbspolive oil
  • 1small white onion,peeled, diced
  • 3garlic cloves,minced
  • 8cupsvegetable stock,or chicken stock
  • 1small Napa cabbage head,roughly chopped
  • 1tspground ginger
  • ¼tspwhite pepper
  • 3eggs,whisked
  • 2tsptoasted sesame oil
  • green onions,thinly sliced, optional topping


  1. Heat the oil in a large stockpot over medium-high heat, then add onion and sauté for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until softened. Add garlic and sauté for 1 to 2 more minutes until fragrant.

  2. Add in the stock, chopped cabbage, ground ginger, white pepper and stir to combine. Continue cooking until the mixture reaches a simmer.

  3. Reduce heat to medium. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes, until the cabbage has completely softened.

  4. While the soup is still simmering, continuously stir the soup round and round, creating a circular motion.

  5. Use other hand to slowly drizzle in the whisked eggs. The eggs will cook instantly in the hot broth.

  6. Stir in the sesame oil until completely combined. Season with salt and pepper or extra sesame oil.

  7. Serve warm, garnished with green onions, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 88.66kcal
  • Fat: 6.15g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.26g
  • Trans Fat: 0.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.12g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.40g
  • Carbohydrates: 4.77g
  • Fiber: 1.48g
  • Sugar: 2.00g
  • Protein: 4.63g
  • Cholesterol: 79.98mg
  • Sodium: 147.55mg
  • Calcium: 140.10mg
  • Potassium: 336.23mg
  • Iron: 1.42mg
  • Vitamin A: 279.06µg
  • Vitamin C: 49.44mg
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